Beginning at 7:00PM on August 14 at the Pavilion at Villanova University; this Olympic style event features a Parade of Athletes marching into the arena to the cheers of family and friends. Music, dance, drama, and lights set an upbeat tone for the four days of competition ahead. The shining JCC Maccabi Games® flame signals that the Games have begun!
Credential pickup begins at 5PM at the Pavilion and the doors will open promptly at 6:00pm. This is a first come, first serve event!
If you wish to attend the opening ceremony, please visit jccmacreg.org to register!
The JCC Maccabi Games have been offering a unique experience to the Jewish comunity since 1982. This Olympic style sporting event enables Jewish teens, ages 13-16, the opportunity to participate in one of 14 sports. This one-week event will create memories that last a lifetime.
The JCC Maccabi Games® is much more than a week of sports. Teen athletes participate throughout the year in club tournamants and other sports organizations. The Games combines the best of the club/travel sports world with something unique to Maccabi. The Games include community service projects, exciting social even in the evenings, and the best piece of all…everyone is Jewish! The Games are the largest Jewish teen event in the world – each summer thousands of Jewish teens participate in the JCC Maccabi Games.
For the non-athlete…. Ever wondered what it would be like to be a sports reporter? Now’s your chance…
The energy and excitement of the JCC Maccabi Games make this a unique and unforgettable experience for each athlete, volunteer, coach, spectator, host family and sponsor.